March 1, March 22 and April 22, 2022: 3 Sessions From Havana, Cuba (Online)

Tuesdays, MARCH 1, MARCH 22, and APRIL 12 @ 12:00 1:15 pm CST (or slightly longer), 3 Sessions from Havana, organized by the Witness for Peace Solidarity Collective: 

Session 1: The Cuban Model: Leading the Global Healthcare Fight with Co-Director Justin Jiménez
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Justin Jiménez, Cuba Program Co-director, will join the classroom in WI for a conversation on the Cuban model. Leading the global fight against the pandemic, the Cuban people champion an integrated and life-saving public health response. Despite the U.S. blockade on Cuba, they innovate at all levels: the grassroots, state, regional, international, preventative, curative and bio-pharmaceutical. Come learn and discuss Cuba’s resilient people-centered approach to healthcare. [Our supporters are invited to LISTEN in, deferring to the students.]
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89426241302?pwd=MjBsTEJPSmsrRmExZXNJTTAxSERMZz09

ALSO, the Cuba Program at Columbia University would like to invite you to the following webinar event:Cuba’s Pandemic Response: Lessons for Public Health, Pharma, and Global Biotech on March 1st from 6pm-8pm Central time.

Date: March 1st, 2022, Central Time: 6pm-8pm

Speakers:

Dr. Vicente Vérez Bencomo, director of the Finlay Vaccine Institute, developer of two of Cuba’s COVID-19 vaccines.

Dr. Sonia Resik, head of the Pedro Kourí Tropical Medicine Institute’s Virology Laboratory, and coordinator of vaccine clinical trials carried out in community healthcare settings.

Dr. Agustín Lage, advisor to the president of BioCubaFarma, and former director of the Molecular Immunology Center (CIM).

Registration Link: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1BCKgrLCSa-UM4hZOk73Og.

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